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My scented candle doesn't smell when lit.

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TracyK Thu 23-Oct-08 14:45:04

Is it cos it's cheap - or do you need to leave it burning for ages - I only had it on for about 15mins this morning.

littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 14:46:03

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TracyK Thu 23-Oct-08 14:48:21

bugger - it smells nice close up - it's freshly washed linen - but only £1.50 from Matalan. Was going to get a couple for Xmas pressies - won't bother now!

expatinscotland Thu 23-Oct-08 14:54:18

it is coz it's cheap.

littlelapin Thu 23-Oct-08 14:55:04

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wingandprayer Thu 23-Oct-08 14:56:25

The "fresh cotton" Yankee Candle is lovely for that clean smell but they are considerably more than £1.50. Though you can buy it in tea lights etc and they do last long time - don't need to burn it for long as it's got such a strong scent.

expatinscotland Thu 23-Oct-08 14:56:37

try real beeswax ones. they have a very deilcate scent but it does last and they don't cost anywhere near Jo Malone or Diptyque, which are very nice indeed.

ahundredtimes Thu 23-Oct-08 14:57:04

Sometimes they smell strongest after you've blown them out don't they?

I like the expensive ones too. Am trying to work out how DH might like to buy me a Diptyque - how you spell? - one as part of a 40th birthday present. He is, quite rightly, highly suspicious of expensive candles. FFS.

The FFS is me chanelling dh. grin

blossomsmine Thu 23-Oct-08 23:19:36

I love the Yankee Candle ones, i have them burning all the timesmile I didn't know until recently though, that the smell takes about 10 mins to get going.......sad woman that i am i heard that on QVCsad

TracyK Fri 24-Oct-08 09:47:58

mmm - I've had it burning for 20 mins now and it's starting to smell now - hooray. But I am in a fairly small room with it half a metre from me.

KarenC1 Wed 05-Oct-11 16:05:47

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brighthair Wed 05-Oct-11 16:10:20

I love candlewick greens, especially the wax tarts they scent the whole house

Tequilamockinbird Wed 05-Oct-11 16:11:01

This thread is 3 years old!

But anyway, Yankee candles are what you need wink

user1486151206 Fri 03-Feb-17 19:52:38

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PurpleDaisies Fri 03-Feb-17 19:56:15


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EggnogChai Fri 03-Feb-17 20:03:12

Lol not obvious AT ALL

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